East Garforth railway station
The view westward from the foot bridge
|Local authority||City of Leeds|
|Number of platforms||2|
|Live arrivals/departures, station information and onward connections
from National Rail Enquiries
|Annual rail passenger usage*|
|Passenger Transport Executive|
|PTE||West Yorkshire Metro|
|Key dates||Opened 1987|
|National Rail – UK railway stations|
|* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at East Garforth from Office of Rail and Road statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.|
|UK Railways portal|
East Garforth railway station serves Garforth in West Yorkshire, England. It lies on the Selby Line, operated by Northern 8 miles (13 km) east of Leeds. The station was opened by West Yorkshire Metro on 1 May 1987, to serve the new housing developments in the area.
The station is an unstaffed halt, and has wooden platforms with shelters on each one. It is located around 0.5 miles (800 m) from the main Garforth station, and all trains that stop at East Garforth serve Garforth as well.
The station is fully accessible for wheelchair users, with ramps from the road to both platforms. Ticket machines are available for passengers to buy or collect pre-paid tickets prior to travel. Train running information is provided by a long line P.A system and digital display screens on each platform.
Monday to Saturday daytime there is a half-hourly service to Leeds with most services going beyond towards Bradford Interchange and hence to either Huddersfield or Blackpool North. In the evenings and Sundays the service is hourly; evening trains normally terminate at Leeds.
|Preceding station||National Rail||Following station|
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